African Americans -- Education.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 199-563, 771
Scope and contents The Rufus E. Clement Records are the fifth series in the Atlanta University Presidential Records.Dr. Rufus E. Clement was named sixth President of Atlanta University in 1937. He served in that position until his death in 1967. Most of the material in this series is contained in the Administrative Files. The Administrative Files are comprised of departmental, faculty, and financial records, applications for positions, information on campus events, enrollment statistics, and buildings...
Collection — Box 1-11
Scope and contents The Chautauqua Circle collection spans the years between 1913 and 2010. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. The collection includes materials related to the anniversary celebrations, committees, events and meetings. It also contains correspondence, directories, financial records, member and speaker information, and year books. There are also folders relating to the subjects they research and general information about the Circle itself.
Dates: 1913-2010; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995
Collection — Box 61-179
Scope and contents The records of John Hope (1897-1953) include documentation on the development of what would later be called the Atlanta University Center, when Atlanta University aligned with Morehouse College and Spelman College to form an academic consortium. During Hope's eight years as president, the graduate school was launched, the Department of Fine Arts was established, and the Trevor Arnett Library was opened. The Hope Papers include correspondence, administrative and financial records for all eight...
Collection — Box 1-69
Scope and contents The Benjamin E. Mays papers include files from his work at the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. There are also materials related to his presidency at Morehouse, writings by Mays and others, organizational records and financial materials. There are a few photographs, including several of Dr. Mays with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalyn Carter.Of note in the collection are newsclippings and files related to desegregation. These files include...
Collection — Box 1-9
Scope and contnent note The Alphonso A. McPheeters papers consists of his personal papers and research regarding education in Africa. The collection dates span the years from 1932 to 1989. The bulk of the materials relate to his writings, including an unpublished manuscript as well as his research and pamphlet collection regarding education in Nigeria and Ghana. His personal papers also include correspondence, memorabilia from his time in Africa, newspaper clippings, and biographical information. Among his writings is...
Dates: 1932-1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1964
Collection — Box 1-28, OS 1
Scope and contents This collection contains materials related to the activities of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) since its establishment in 1969. It includes correspondence such as, memos, faxes, and emails. The collection also contain materials related to the organization of NCOBPS including, copies of the constitution and bylaws, articles of incorporation, and materials from executive council and business meetings such as minutes and reports. In addition, the...
Dates: 1969-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2014
Collection — Box 1-59
Scope note The collection dates span the years from 1881 and 1990. The bulk of the collection dates from 1960 to 1983, and documents Sewell’s career as a professor, pastor, and author. The George A. Sewell papers include materials related to the African Methodist Episcopal Church and his time as pastor and minister in multiple congregations, his time as educator at Morris Brown College, the Interdenominational Theological Center, and Alcorn A.& M. College (Alcorn State University), and his work as...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1960-1983
Collection — Box 1-184
Scope and contents The Southern Education Foundation records include the administrative files of the John F. Slater Fund (1882-1937), the Negro Rural School Fund (Anna T. Jeanes Fund)(1907-1937), and the Southern Education Foundation (SEF). The records of these organizations document the activities of philanthropists and educators in helping to provide African Americans in the South with greater educational opportunities. The records of both the John F. Slater Fund and the Anna T. Jeanes Fund include minutes...